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One Meal A Day?

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by Indy51, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. Indy51

    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Stumbled across this great video on Youtube. Well worth watching - and maybe trying it for yourself?

     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Very interesting and thanks for posting @Indy51
    Just started day 3 of a hopefully 7 day fast...
     
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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Interesting talk I got in my Youtube feed today which adds even more weight to the idea of One Meal A Day.

    He bases a lot of the discussion on this paper: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24099292

    Basically an argument for why people on a keto diet shouldn't be eating as often because lipids are being stockpiled in the gut and are released in small amounts over an 18 hour period:



    I read his book Belly Fat Effect a while back and it is pretty good, especially the stuff on satiety hormones, though he's updated his theories a lot since the book was published.

    Makes me wonder because I've recently been eating 2 meals (breakfast and late lunch), then fasting till the next morning (16-18hours) and since I've been doing that I'm having great Fasting BG most mornings and returning to base level much faster after eating. Prior to this I was eating 2 meals and a late afternoon/early evening snack and then fasting overnight. Haven't changed my calories all that much - just eating more at the late lunch. Also haven't lost any weight and been doing it for over a week (then again, my set point seems to be totally stuck - my weight hasn't changed much over the past year).

    I'm wondering if the people who suffer with insulin resistance (especially the more sedentary) wouldn't do really well on the Warrior Diet/One Meal A Day regime? His theory is that the fat in the enterocytes of the gut are the root cause of insulin resistance and resetting the 18 hour bottleneck on a regular basis will improve insulin sensitivity.
     
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    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Nice vids @Indy51

    this graph is one of Jason Fung's (his intensive dietary management blog) and it explains why insulin resistance is increased by 3 meals a day plus the snacks we are all encouraged to eat nowadays.

    Basically, if you want to reduce insulin resistance, then he says to reduce the frequency of eating.
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  5. kokhongw

    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A great find! Thanks @Indy51

    Will be sharing this on my facebook page.
     
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